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Initiation & Activation: 2 Exercises to Help Kids Focus

Strategies to Promote Success in Students with ADHD & Executive Function Challenges

Many students struggle to get started on tasks because they simply don't know how or where to begin. Help set them up for success with simple exercises from Cindy Goldrich, Ed.M., ADHD-CCSP, a mental health professional and certified ADHD coach.

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Manual Lymph Drainage for Edema Reduction

Powerful results in just 15-20 minutes of treatment

Elisa DiFalco, MS, OT, CMLDT, LMT

Manual lymph drainage (MLD) is a time-tested, non-invasive treatment that’s gentle for both the patient and the practitioner. In a video demonstration, see the transformative impact it made on a 99-year-old patient.

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National Rehabilitation Week

20 of Our Top Resources for Rehabilitation Professionals

PESI Team

Celebrate the work of dedicated rehabilitation professionals with our favorite videos, blogs, courses, and certification trainings.

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Let the Joint-by-Joint Approach Guide Your SI Joint Treatment

Get to the Root Cause of Pain Faster

Jon Mulholland, DC, CCSP, CSCS

Dr. Jon Mulholland provides an overview of the joint-by-joint approach: why it works and how it can greatly influence your treatment plan for any patient.

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Rethink Treatment of Common Foot Conditions

Strengthening & Training for Improved Outcomes

Courtney Conley, DC

Dr. Courtney Conley demonstrates how rethinking treatment plans for foot pain can provide more effective outcomes - without a lengthy amount of time spent in orthotics.

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Enhance Attention & Engagement with 6 Exercises to Combat Screen Fatigue

Movement Sequences to Energize & Restore

Aubrey Schmalle, OTR/L, SIPT

Kids need multisensory experiences in order to stay focused and engaged, yet research shows us that excessive screen time actually interferes with these processes. Aubrey Schmalle, OTR/L, SIPT, provides simple exercises that can be used to help children increase their self-regulation.

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A Strengths-Based Approach to Autism Assessment

FREE Video Demonstration

Rebecca Sachs, PhD, ABPP, Tamara Rosen, PhD

In this brief video, Rebecca Sachs, PhD, ABPP, and Tamara Rosen, PhD, demonstrate how to bring a strengths-based approach to autism assessment.

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Biohacking Lower Body Rehab with Blood Flow Restriction

Rehabilitate with less stress on joints and tendons

Craig Lindell, PT, DPT, CSCS

Revolutionize your understanding of muscle cell physiology and hypertrophy. BFR is THE technique that can increase both muscle hypertrophy and strength in patients who are load compromised.

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3 Case Studies in Primitive Reflex Treatment

Learn what to look for and how to manage symptoms

Karen Pryor, Ph.D., PT, DPT, Varleisha D. Gibbs, Ph.D., OTD, OTR/L

Get expert advice from a physical therapist and occupational therapist as they walk you through three primitive reflex case studies.

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My Mother’s Story

Varleisha D. Gibbs, Ph.D., OTD, OTR/L

This is not a moment to point fingers, but a moment to face the fractures in our foundation.

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